Recent rumours had it that ‘Student Of The Year’ (2012) actress Alia Bhatt had been signed on in a film oppositeDhanush. However it has now been confirmed that the actress will not be able to do the film after all.
Despite having been approached, Times of Indiareporteddirector K V Anand explaining, “We approached Alia Bhattfor the film, and I even narrated the story to her. She was very excited, and liked her role. But, she didn’t have the required dates. We are planning to go on floors with the project from August 17, and Alia had free datesonly for the first few months. She had other commitments post that. So, we haven’t signed her on.”
Anand goes onto explain how the untitled project is still in it’s very early stages, as he has yet to finalise many other members of the team, “We are looking at a few namesto play the lead. We will first lock the crew by this week, and an official announcementfrom the production side will be made.”